November 2008


Advocacy& Embryonic Stem Cell29 Nov 2008 12:21 am

Embryonic Stem Cell Research offers Real Hope…

Watch the trailer. It is worth it. Now go watch the movie. Learn about embryonic stem cell research and the real hope that it offers to billions of suffering people worldwide.

Embryonic Stem Cell28 Nov 2008 05:52 am

European agency opposes patent on embryonic stem cells

European regulators on Thursday ruled against allowing a patent on developing human embryonic stem cells, a decision that could stifle research by stem cell companies for commercial purposes. The problem for companies looking to profit from technology using stem cells is that without patent protection there is little incentive to pour money into research.

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Embryonic Stem Cell& Stem Cell& Veterinarian28 Nov 2008 05:14 am

Texus to get genetically matched stem cell bank for horses

Austin-based Viagen Inc. and Monash Institute of Melbourne, Australia decide to form a joint stem cell bank for horses. The performance-horse industry could be among the first to benefit from the harnessing of embryonic stem cells to repair tendon, ligament, cartilage and bone damage, the partners say, though they expect the work to have far wider applications.

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Stem Cell28 Nov 2008 03:02 am

Researchers organize public meeting to discuss stem cell potential openly

At an event hosted by the Scottish Stem Cell Network, researchers will discuss future and potential of stem cell research. The public meeting will take place in St Andrews next week.

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Stem Cell28 Nov 2008 01:25 am

Malaysia gets first ever stem cell research center of its kind

Stempeutics Research (M) Sdn Bhd announced to have launched the first of its kind stem cell research center in Malaysia. The center is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Manipal Education and Medical Group of India, which is located at Technology Park Malaysia.

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Stem Cell27 Nov 2008 01:26 am

Researchers hopeful to apply skeletal muscles stem cell in human heart

Human stem cells taken from skeletal muscles called myoendothelial cells is able to repair damaged heart muscles in mice. Now the researchers, from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh plans to begin clinical trials in humans next month.

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Adult Stem Cell& Heart26 Nov 2008 10:56 pm

Stem cell therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension

For the first time, stem cell presents a hope for the Pulmonary Hypertension. Dr. Leonel Fernandez Liriano, Professor of Medicine at Pontifical Catholic University School of Medicine (PCUSM), announced nine month follow up results for the first patient treated with engineered stem cells in a clinical study of primary pulmonary hypertension. Moreover, the stem cells were taken from the patient’s own blood.

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Embryonic Stem Cell& Stem Cell26 Nov 2008 06:33 am

Is Obama new pin up hero for stem cell research?

As Barack Obama has taken the charge of the US President’s office, expectations are high that he will work for stem cell research. As a step to this, his advisers suggest eliminating the restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

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Stem Cell26 Nov 2008 01:31 am

18 million back up- for the production of human heart cells from stem cells

Cellular Dynamics International announces to join hand to the Stem Cell Products Inc. and iPS Cells Inc. This ambitious single entity is backed by the $18 million in private venture capital.

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Adult Stem Cell& Embryonic Stem Cell26 Nov 2008 01:22 am

Stem cell research situation in Germany

After the much talked about stem cell research scenario in USA, UK and other countries, its time to look at other parts of Europe, Germany. Famous in world for various reasons ranging from imperialism to sports, the country is now concentrating on stem cell research.

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